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"Be a Texas Voter!" Campaign

Individuals and organizations promote voting and elections in Texas! Find League voter education resources below! Sign up for the Be a Texas Voter campaign and find "voting bloc" resources in the menu. Let's Make Democracy Work® in Texas!

"Be a Texas Voter!" Campaign

Why join the LWV-TX BE A TEXAS VOTER! campaign?

The League of Women Voters of Texas GOTV effort is a work in progress! All the League of Women Voters of Texas voter education resources are available for others to use! We also gather voter education materials from other nonpartisan organizations. Review these resources! Let us know if your organization works to promote voting and elections in Texas. We share the work of nonpartisan organizations.

Join the Be a Texas Voter Campaign

Take Action Today! Use League Of Women Voter of Texas Resources to Help Texans Vote!

  • Texans! Take the pledge to vote, register, and receive election reminders! The League has joined the Turbovote Challenge! Register Texas voters online with lwvtexas.turbovote.org To register: print, sign, stamp, and mail! Get voting reminders!

  • Promote and share the "League of Women Voters of Texas Voters Guide". The nonpartisan & unbiased LWV-TX Voters Guide lists candidates in contested races who are on the Election ballot and provides their answers to questions posed by the League of Women Voters of Texas Education Fund will be available by early voting. Post/share a link to http://www.lwvtexas.org, www.vote411.org or your local League'sVoters Guide.

Voters Guide's is available online in Spanish and English

Voters Guide - English

Voters Guide - Spanish Need print copies of the local Voters Guides for your school, organization or business? Contact your local League

  • Ask your nonprofit or community organization to provide voter registration and to promote voting! Use the Be a Texas Voter Toolbox for Community Organizations to learn how. Find registration and voter engagement information to promote nonpartisan voter education and registration material. Nonprofits are allowed to encourage their clients to register and to vote!

  • Share LWVTexas.org Voter and Election Information section of our website which provides voter education information including...voter id, registration, mail-in ballot etc.

  • Share VOTE411.org app! Provide voters with candidate information and an opportunity to create a personalized ballot!

  • Give a voter education presentation to a group with the Vote It Counts power point! Covers voter turnout in your county (or counties) compared to Texas and the nation, the impact of low voter turnout, and why an individual's vote counts. It includes important dates for the November election and voter information websites (state, county, and League).

  • or Contact your Local League for a Vote It Counts presentation, to request a volunteer deputy registrar or for local voter needs!

  • Check out the League's evaluation your County Election Website and advocate for improvements if needed!

League of Women Voter Texas County Website Evaluation 2016 An online survey of the 234 existing official Texas county websites was conducted during the last 2 weeks of August and the last week of October 2016.
Report August 2016Appendix August 2016
Report October 2016Appendix October 2016

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Grab and Go Voter Education Material

Grab n' Go: Packaged Presentations to Take With You

Presentations

  • American Constitution Society has many University chapters in Texas.
  • ACLU TexasThe American Civil Liberties Union of Texas is the leading civil rights organization in the Lone Star State.
  • Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change. LWV-Texas note: Collaborators with the League on presentations concerning the Voter ID Law.

Presentations on Voter ID Law are available on LWV-TX YouTube Channel

LWV-Austin Area: Voting Rights in Texas and Beyond - Event 9/18/2016

  • In Part 1, the sponsoring organizations welcome the audience and introduce themselves.
  • In Part 2, Nancy Abudu, Director of Legal Operations, ACLU Florida, talks about a variety of voting issues and cases that the ACLU has been engaged with.
  • In Part 3, Chad Dunn, Chief Plaintiff's Litigator, Texas Voter ID Case describes his experiences in Texas fighting for voting rights.
  • In Part 4 Cassandra Champion, Staff Attorney, Texas Civil Rights Project discusses her voting rights challenges, focusing especially on the "Motor Voter" Law in Texas.

LWV-San Antonio: Texas Voter ID Law Forum: Where are we today? (9-20-16)